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ADK FALL OUTING – Finger Lakes Area – 10/26-28/18

One of the many benefits of ADK membership is the annual ADK Fall Outing, an opportunity to explore a new scenic part of New York State and be hosted by locals who know the surrounding terrain. The sublime Finger Lakes … Continue reading

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HIKE – Deer Lick Conservation Area – 10/14/18

Glorious weather sustained an ideal Autumn outing amidst old-growth trees, scenic ravines, and a sparkling waterfall. Our enthusiastic group of 11 hiked about 4 miles altogether, ascending the gorge rim to a lookout point exposing views of canyon walls and … Continue reading

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PEDAL & PADDLE – Niagara Parkway and River to Niagara on the Lake – 10/13/18

With a very iffy weather forecast of 40-50 degrees, chance of water spouts and scattered rain, it seemed likely to cancel but when our fearless and optimistic trip leader proposed a modified version launching from the beach of N.O.T.L. everyone … Continue reading

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BIKE – Wilson-Tuscarora State Park – 9/16/18

Bicyclists set out under beautiful blue skies and gentle breezes on a 21 mile round trip ride from Wilson to Olcott. The riders looped through Wilson-Tuscarora State Park before following the Ontario lake shore past apple orchards to Olcott. Upon … Continue reading

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Great Camp Sagamore Weekend – 9/21-24/18

Nineteen members of ADK NFC & Bell Ski Club hiked and paddled on the historic grounds of Great Camp Sagamore in the Adirondacks during the first weekend of Fall. Others enjoyed a guided nature walk, a boat tour on Raquette … Continue reading

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Conservation Trail through Hunters Creek – 9/22/18

Setting off through the brisk morning air of the first day of Autumn, made this hike quite comfortable and enjoyable.  Going at an easy pace, 3 nature appreciators noted various fungi and identified trees within the second growth forest.  Straying … Continue reading

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Bike Ride Circumnavigation of Grand Island – 9/8/2018

Four ADK bikers circumnavigated Grand Island on Saturday morning, with cool temperatures in the 60’s. The day was cloudy and breezy but no rain. The outing began with breakfast of French toast at Tom Burkman’s house. A headwind challenged the … Continue reading

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Bike Ride from Lockport to Royalton Ravine Park- 8/11/18

Our group of 5 set out from Lockport along the canal path on a picture perfect summer day with temps in the mid to upper seventies.  After about 1 hour, we reached the park and sat down under a shelter … Continue reading

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Devil’s Hole and Whirlpool Rapids Hike — 8/26/18

A few new faces joined some familiar ones for a five mile excursion along the Niagara River, enjoying perfect summer conditions and the always-captivating powerful rapids. Seven hardy hikers started at Whirlpool State Park on a trail with spectacular views … Continue reading

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Oswegatchie Canoe Camping (8/6– 8/8)

With beautiful skies and warm weather, 6 of us met at the Star Lake Post Office and made the short carpool to the put in on the Oswegatchie near Inlet. The water level was perfect and we paddled up stream for about … Continue reading

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